Torque and the Second Condiction of Equalibrium


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This text is meant to accompany class discussions. It is not everything there is to know about uniform circular motion. It is meant as a  prep for class.

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Students will be able to:
  1. Define torque and its S.I. units
  2. Calculate a torque
  3. Draw an extended free body diagram
  4. Use the two conditions of equilibrium to solve problems.
  5. Use the center of mass equation to solve probelms.
Some solutions to selected problems

by Tony Wayne ...(If you are a teacher, please feel free to use these resources in your teaching.)